Jennifer Iverson

University of Iowa

Jennifer Iverson is Assistant Professor of music theory at the University of Iowa, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate-level theory and analysis, with an emphasis on recent music. She earned her Ph.D. at University of Texas at Austin in 2009 with a dissertation that explored historical memory in Ligeti’s sound-mass works. Jennifer researches in the music and discourses of the mid-century European avant-garde and disability studies. Her work appears in twentieth-century music, Tempo, and Music Analysis. Jennifer’s article titled “Creating Space: Perception and Structure in Ives’s Collages” in Music Theory Online (2011) shows her interest in cognitive theories of music, a topic which she has taught in graduate seminars.